Oregon State (29-8, 11-5) vs. Washington (16-19, 6-13)
April 23, 2022 • 1:35 p.m. PT • Corvallis, Ore. • Goss Stadium at Coleman Field
RHP Jacob Kmatz (6-0, 3.74) vs. RHP Calvin Kirchoff (2-1, 4.20)
Oregon State continues its three-game series with Washington Saturday afternoon at Goss Stadium at Coleman Field. First pitch is slated for 1:35 p.m. PT.
All games air on the Beaver Sports Network with pre-game 30 minutes before first pitch. Affiliates include KEJO 1240-AM (Corvallis), KKNX 840-AM (Eugene), KCFM 1250-AM & 104.1-FM (Florence), KLAD 960-AM & 93.3-FM (Klamath Falls), KTMT 880-AM & 96.1-FM (Medford, weekend games), KEX 1190-AM (Portland), 102.3 FM (weekday games prior to 5:30 p.m.), KSKR 1490-AM (Roseburg) and KBZY 1490-AM (Salem, weekend games).
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The game will not be broadcast.
A live stream will be available and produced by Oregon State. Visit the baseball schedule page on osubeavers.com for the direct link.
Live stats for the game can be accessed by clicking on the live stats link located on the baseball schedule page on osubeavers.com.
Garret Forrester hit a 10th-inning single to send the Beavers to a 4-3 win over Washington Friday night at Goss Stadium. Travis Bazzana tripled with one out, leading to the Huskies intentionally walking Jacob Melton and Justin Boyd, setting up Forrester’s game winner. Wade Meckler hit an eighth-inning home run to send the game to extras. OSU was led on the mound by Cooper Hjerpe, who struck out 12. The OSU staff struck out 18 on the night, which included five in 2 2/3 innings by reliever DJ Carpenter.
• Oregon State is welcoming Washington to Corvallis for the first time since 2018. The Beavers and Huskies did not play in 2020 due to Covid-19.
• OSU is 248-194-2 all-time in the series and 141-74 in games played in Corvallis.
• The Beavers have now won eight straight games over the Huskies. OSU is going for its eighth consecutive series victory over UW.
• OSU is 17-5 in its last 22 games versus Washington.
Oregon State Notes
• Wade Meckler has reached base safely in all 37 games this season. He is the only Pac-12 player to reach base safely in every one of his team’s games.
• Jacob Melton has also reached base in every one of his game’s played this season, at 34.
• OSU has struck out 129 to just 26 walks in 121 innings in the month of April. That’s a 4.96-to-1 strikeout-to-walk ratio.
• The Beavers’ WHIP in the month is a paltry 1.03 (99 hits plus 26 walks).
• Justin Boyd has 12 runs batted in over his last four games. He has 37 on the year, which ranks fifth and is just one shy of tying for third.
• Ryan Brown has made a team-leading 17 appearances this season. Has has retired the first batter he has faced in 16 of those outings.
• OSU is now 3-2 in extra-inning games and 7-4 in contests decided by one run.
• The Beavers have struck out 10 or more in 16 of their 37 games this season.
• Cooper Hjerpe became the first Pac-12 pitcher to hit the 100-strikeout plateau this season. He stands at 100, second nationally to Florida State’s Parker Messick (102).
• OSU is looking to win its 30th game for the 13th consecutive season (excluding 2020).
• Travis Bazzana’s three hits gave him 19 multi-hit efforts this season.